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Saints and Soldiers: The Void (Blu-ray disc): Adam Gregory, Christoph Malzl, K. Danor Gerald, Michael Todd Behrens, Ben Urie,... Saints and Soldiers: The Void (Blu-ray disc)
Adam Gregory, Christoph Malzl, K. Danor Gerald, Michael Todd Behrens, Ben Urie, … 2
R47 R38 Discovery Miles 380 Save R9 (19%) Ships in 20 - 25 working days

War drama set during the final stages of the Second World War in Germany where a group of American troops must try to overcome racial barriers in order to defeat the Nazi's. Despite their reluctance, the predominantly white American crew are forced to turn to the expericenced African American SGT Jesse Owens (K. Danor Gerald). However, their faith is put to the test when war escalates and tension rises, with hundreds of lives at stake.

Lebanon (DVD): Reymond Amsalem, Ashraf Barhom, Oshri Cohen, Yoav Donat, Michael Moshonov, Zohar Shtrauss, Dudu Tassa, Itay Tiran Lebanon (DVD)
Reymond Amsalem, Ashraf Barhom, Oshri Cohen, Yoav Donat, Michael Moshonov, … 1
R38 Discovery Miles 380 Ships in 20 - 25 working days

Israeli war drama directed by Samuel Maoz and based on his own experiences. Depicting 24 hours in the life of four Israeli paratroopers at the outset of the 1982 Lebanon invasion, the film follows the soldiers on a mission to clear a Lebanese area of hostile fighters. Filmed almost entirely from inside the tank in which they are travelling, the film follows the men as they cope with the deteriorating state of the tank, the stress, intense heat and cramped conditions inside, the occasional failure of the communication equipment, navigational problems and the inevitable quarrelling.

The Medals of Valour Collection (DVD): Oshri Cohen, Yoav Donat, Michael Moshonov, Itay Tiran, Kirby Heyborne, Corbin Allred,... The Medals of Valour Collection (DVD)
Oshri Cohen, Yoav Donat, Michael Moshonov, Itay Tiran, Kirby Heyborne, … 2
R55 Discovery Miles 550 Ships in 20 - 25 working days

Triple-bill of war features. 'Lebanon' (2009), directed by Samuel Maoz, depicts 24 hours in the life of four Israeli paratroopers at the outset of the 1982 Lebanon invasion. Shot almost entirely from inside the tank in which they are travelling, the film follows the soldiers as they attempt to clear an area of hostile fighters while suffering from the multiple stresses of combat. Yoav Donat, Itay Tiran, Oshri Cohen and Michael Moshonov star. 'Saints and Soldiers' (2003) is set in Belgium in December 1944, where German troops open fire on unarmed American prisoners of war in what would be dubbed the Malmedy Massacre. A stranded R.A.F. pilot, Oberon Winley (Kirby Heyborne), holds the key to German intelligence which could prevent further atrocities, but can the Americans help free him from his perilous position behind enemy lines? 'Assault On the Pacific: Kamikaze' (2007) is a Japanese World War II drama about a squadron of Kamikaze pilots fighting in the Pacific. The film follows the training and final moments in the lives of the young pilots as they bid farewell to their families and girlfriends and prepare to embark on their suicidal missions against the US Navy over the Pacific Ocean. Toru Emori and Katsutaka Furuhata star.

Saints and Soldiers: The Void (DVD): Adam Gregory, Christoph Malzl, Timothy. S Shoemaker, Ben Urie, K. Danor Gerald, Michael... Saints and Soldiers: The Void (DVD)
Adam Gregory, Christoph Malzl, Timothy. S Shoemaker, Ben Urie, K. Danor Gerald, … 1
R47 Discovery Miles 470 Ships in 20 - 25 working days

War drama set during the final stages of the Second World War in Germany where a group of American troops must try to overcome racial barriers in order to defeat the Nazi's. Despite their reluctance, the predominantly white American crew are forced to turn to the expericenced African American SGT Jesse Owens (K. Danor Gerald). However, their faith is put to the test when war escalates and tension rises, with hundreds of lives at stake.

Getting to Yes - Negotiating an agreement without giving in (Paperback): Roger Fisher, William Ury Getting to Yes - Negotiating an agreement without giving in (Paperback)
Roger Fisher, William Ury 1
R230 R181 Discovery Miles 1 810 Save R49 (21%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

__________________________ THE WORLD'S BESTSELLING GUIDE TO NEGOTIATION Getting to Yes has been in print for over thirty years. This timeless classic has helped millions of people secure win-win agreements both at work and in their private lives. Founded on principles like: * Don't bargain over positions * Separate the people from the problem and * Insist on objective criteria Getting to Yes simplifies the whole negotiation process, offering a highly effective framework that will ensure success.

Snow (CD): Uri Shulevitz Snow (CD)
Uri Shulevitz
R303 R283 Discovery Miles 2 830 Save R20 (7%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A Caldecott Honor Book"

"It's snowing, said boy with dog.

"It's only a snowflake," said grandfather with beard."

No one thinks one or two snowflakes will amount to anything. Not the man with the hat or the lady with the umbrella. Not even the television or the radio forecasters. But one boy and his dog have faith that the snow will amount to something spectacular, and when flakes start to swirl down on the city, they are also the only ones who know how to truly enjoy it. This playful depiction of a snowy day and the transformation of a city is perfectly captured in simple, poetic text and lively watercolor and pen-and-ink illustrations.

Where Does Mind End? - A Radical History of Consciousness and the Awakened Self (Paperback): Marc Seifer Where Does Mind End? - A Radical History of Consciousness and the Awakened Self (Paperback)
Marc Seifer; Foreword by Uri Geller
R471 R389 Discovery Miles 3 890 Save R82 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A new comprehensive model of mind and its nearly infinite possibilities
- Recasts psychology as a vehicle not for mental health but for higher consciousness
- Shows that we have consciousness for a reason; it is humanity's unique contribution to the cosmos
- Integrates the work of Freud, Jung, Gurdjieff, Tony Robbins, Rudolf Steiner, the Dalai Lama as well as ESP, the Kabbalah, tarot, dreams, and kundalini yoga
The culmination of 30 years of research, "Where Does Mind End?" takes you on an inward journey through the psyche---exploring the highest states of consciousness; the insights and theories of ancient and modern philosophers, psychologists, and mystics; the power of dreams, chi energy, tarot, and kundalini yoga; and proof of telepathy and other facets of parapsychology--to explain the mystery of consciousness and construct a comprehensive model of mind and its nearly infinite possibilities.
Starting with the ancients and early philosophers such as Zoroaster, Aristotle, Descartes, and Leibniz, the author examines models of mind that take into account divine and teleological components, the problem and goal of self-understanding, the mind/body conundrum, and holographic paradigms. Seifer then moves to modern times to explain the full range of Freud's psychoanalytic model of mind, exploring such ideas as the ego, superego, and id; the unconscious; creativity; and self-actualization. Using Freud's psychoanalytical model as framework, he reveals an overarching theory of mind and consciousness that incorporates such diverse concepts as Jung's collective psyche; ESP; the Kabbalah; Gurdjieff's ideas on behaviorism and the will; the philosophies of Wilhelm Reich, P. D. Ouspensky, and Nikola Tesla; the personality redevelopment strategies of Tony Robbins; and the Dalai Lama's and Rudolf Steiner's ideas on the highest states of consciousness. Recasting psychology as a vehicle not for mental health but for higher consciousness, he shows that by casting off the mechanical mental operation of day-to-day life, we naturally attain the self-integration to which traditional psychology has long aspired. By entering the true path to fulfillment of the soul's will, we help the planet by transforming ourselves and raising our energy to a higher realm.

WTO accessions and trade multilateralism - case studies and lessons from the WTO at twenty (Paperback): Uri Dadush, Chiedu... WTO accessions and trade multilateralism - case studies and lessons from the WTO at twenty (Paperback)
Uri Dadush, Chiedu Osakwe
R1,493 Discovery Miles 14 930 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This volume of essays offers critical readings on how WTO accession negotiations have expanded the reach of the multilateral trading system not only geographically but also conceptually, clarifying disciplines and pointing the way to their further strengthening in future negotiations. Members who have acceded since the WTO was established now account for twenty per cent of total WTO membership. In the age of globalization there is an increased need for a universal system of trade rules. Accession negotiations have been used by governments as an instrument for domestic reforms, and one lesson from the accession process is that there are contexts which lead multilateral trade negotiations to successful outcomes even in the complex and multi-polar twenty-first century economic environment.

Arthur C. Clarke's World of Strange Powers: The Complete Series (DVD): James Randi, Uri Geller, Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke's World of Strange Powers: The Complete Series (DVD)
James Randi, Uri Geller, Arthur C. Clarke; Directed by Michael Weigall, Charles Flynn 1
R267 Discovery Miles 2 670 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

British sci-fi writer and futurist Arthur C. Clarke presents this 13-part exploration into the paranormal world. Featuring contributions from Israeli illusionist and self-proclaimed psychic Uri Geller and scientific sceptic James Randi, Clarke examines claims of precognition, ghost sightings, reincarnation and telekinesis, among others.

Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy (Hardcover, 4th Edition): Uri Elkayam Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy (Hardcover, 4th Edition)
Uri Elkayam
R4,545 Discovery Miles 45 450 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy offers clinicians the most detailed and comprehensive guide to diagnosing and managing pregnancy-associated cardiovascular diseases currently available. Covering a wide spectrum of congenital and acquired cardiovascular conditions, its extensive contents examine diseases of the heart with an expert awareness of the implications of pregnancy and the attendant physiological changes it brings. Such guidance is vitally required in an age in which congenital and acquired heart diseases are the leading causes of non-obstetrical maternal morbidity and mortality. Featuring 36 new or extensively revised chapters, this fourth edition of the book complements coverage of the latest research and clinical advances with a complete and up-to-date bibliography of literature on pregnancy in women with cardiovascular conditions. It also serves as a practical, step-by-step companion for those caring for heart disease patients during pregnancy, labor, and the post-partum period. Contents include: Coverage of all elements of maternal cardiology Newly written chapters featuring fresh research and data Guidance on performing risk assessments and interventions both prior to and during gestation Explanations of a range of diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to cardiovascular disease in pregnant patients Drawing on expertise from across the fields of cardiovascular medicine, obstetrics, anesthesiology, cardiac surgery, pharmacology, and clinical science, Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy is designed to give invaluable support to all medical professionals involved in maximizing the safety and success of cardiologically complex pregnancies.

Monastic Education in Korea - Teaching Monks about Buddhism in the Modern Age (Hardcover): Uri Kaplan Monastic Education in Korea - Teaching Monks about Buddhism in the Modern Age (Hardcover)
Uri Kaplan; Series edited by Mark Michael Rowe
R1,675 Discovery Miles 16 750 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

What do Buddhist monks learn about Buddhism? Which part of their enormous canonical and non-canonical literature do they choose to focus on as the required curriculum in their training, and what do they elect to leave out? The cultural depository of Buddhism includes some four thousand canonical texts, hundreds of other historical works, modern textbooks, oral traditions, and more recently, an increasingly growing body of online material. The sheer diversity of this mass of information makes the pedagogical choices of monastics worthy of close study.Monastic Education in Korea is essentially a biography of the Korean Buddhist monastic curriculum over the past five centuries. Based on extensive ethnographic work and archival research in Korean monasteries, it illustrates how a particular premodern syllabus was reimagined in the twentieth century to become the sole national Korean monastic pedagogical program-only to be criticized and completely restructured in recent years. Through a detailed analysis of these modifications, the work demonstrates how Korean Buddhist reformers today tend to imitate the educational practices and canonize the textual totems of the contemporary international discipline of Buddhist studies, and how, by doing so, they ultimately transform the local Korean tradition from a particular brand of Chinese-centered scholastic Chan into the inclusive, pluralistic, Indian-focused Buddhism common in English-language introductions to the religion. The book further examines the proliferation of diverse graduate schools for the sangha, as well as the creation of a novel examination system for all monastics. It reveals some of the realities of operating large monastic organizations in contemporary Asia and portrays a living, vibrant Buddhist community that is constantly negotiating with modern values and reformulating its core orthodoxies.

The Power of A Positive No (Paperback): William Ury The Power of A Positive No (Paperback)
William Ury 2
R364 R250 Discovery Miles 2 500 Save R114 (31%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The most powerful word in the language is one that most people find difficult to say. Yet when we know how to use it correctly, it has the power to profoundly transform our lives. That word is 'No'. In Getting to Yes, William Ury helped millions of people across the world discover how to transform their working and personal relationships by saying Yes. In this wise and insightful 'prequel' to the international bestseller, Ury asserts that, although you may be able to say Yes, you cannot get to the right Yes until you know how to say No. Most of us are reluctant to say No when we fear the word could spoil relationships with bosses; lose the deal with clients or upset family members. This indispensable book will help readers know whether and how to say No and provides a simple, proven five-step solution and tried and tested techniques to tackle this everyday dilemma.

Strategic Affiliate Marketing (Paperback): Simon Goldschmidt, Sven Junghagen, Uri Harris Strategic Affiliate Marketing (Paperback)
Simon Goldschmidt, Sven Junghagen, Uri Harris
R897 Discovery Miles 8 970 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Even though it can be argued that affiliate marketing is an old phenomenon, in a rapidly changing online business environment, it is still a new and developing business area. This highly topical book contains a thorough analysis of affiliate marketing, including theoretical and practical considerations. Strategic Affiliate Marketing acts as a unique guide for both practitioners and academics on how to approach affiliate marketing. The authors explain the core values as well as challenging and combining established marketing theories in the light of new online marketing activities, taking into account the characteristics of the Internet and interactions among various participants and agents. Rather than arguing the rights and wrongs in absolute terms, this book presents a strategy for engaging in affiliate marketing. The authors also examine what considerations should be taken into account before doing so, as well as investigating how to optimise resources once fully active in this area. This fascinating book focuses on how to build long term relationships with online partners, while gaining value and optimising resources. As such, it will be of special interest to academics and students of management, marketing and business. Online advertisers and online media will also find this a valuable tool with which to understand the potential of their online return of investment.

Getting to Yes with Yourself - And Other Worthy Opponents (Paperback, Epub Edition): William Ury Getting to Yes with Yourself - And Other Worthy Opponents (Paperback, Epub Edition)
William Ury 1
R360 R258 Discovery Miles 2 580 Save R102 (28%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In his highly anticipated follow up to the bestselling "Getting to Yes: Negotiation Agreement Without Giving", Harvard University's world renowned negotiation expert William Ury provides the definitive guide to attaining success at work and at home. Drawing upon decades of experience in some of the world's most challenging conflict areas - from million-dollar corporate mergers to high profile Middle Eastern struggles - Ury highlights a previously unexamined issue which affects us all, personally and professionally: the biggest obstacle to achieving what we want comes from our own self-destructive actions. In his brilliant new book, Ury outlines practical strategies for dealing with the inner conflicts that hinder our successes. From tactics for dealing with an untrustworthy work colleague, to methods for handling a divorce conversation, and coming out on top, "Getting to Yes with Yourself" outlines universal techniques for success in seven compelling chapters. Fresh and insightful, "Getting to Yes with Yourself" will transform the way you approach your life.

Computer Methods for Ordinary Differential Equations and Differential-Algebraic Equations (Paperback): Uri M. Ascher, Linda R.... Computer Methods for Ordinary Differential Equations and Differential-Algebraic Equations (Paperback)
Uri M. Ascher, Linda R. Petzold
R2,012 R1,770 Discovery Miles 17 700 Save R242 (12%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Designed for those people who want to gain a practical knowledge of modern techniques, this book contains all the material necessary for a course on the numerical solution of differential equations. Written by two of the field's leading authorities, it provides a unified presentation of initial value and boundary value problems in ODEs as well as differential-algebraic equations. The approach is aimed at a thorough understanding of the issues and methods for practical computation while avoiding an extensive theorem-proof type of exposition. It also addresses reasons why existing software succeeds or fails. This is a practical and mathematically well informed introduction that emphasizes basic methods and theory, issues in the use and development of mathematical software, and examples from scientific engineering applications. Topics requiring an extensive amount of mathematical development are introduced, motivated, and included in the exercises, but a complete and rigorous mathematical presentation is referenced rather than included.

Saints and Soldiers Triple Pack (Blu-ray disc): Larry Bagby, Melinda Renee, Ben Gourley, Perry Atkins, K. Danor Gerald, Michael... Saints and Soldiers Triple Pack (Blu-ray disc)
Larry Bagby, Melinda Renee, Ben Gourley, Perry Atkins, K. Danor Gerald, …
R559 Discovery Miles 5 590 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Trilogy of war dramas from film-maker Ryan Little. In 'Saints and Soldiers' (2003), set in Belgium in December 1944, German troops open fire on unarmed American prisoners of war and provoke the historic Malmedy Massacre. Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines discover a stranded RAF pilot who holds the key to German intelligence which could save thousands of American lives. The five men must battle through the bitter winter landscape, to smuggle their precious cargo from the clutches of the enemy. The prequel 'Saints and Soldiers: Airborne Creed' (2012) follows the journey of a group of airborne infantry soldiers who are parachuted into occupied France in 1944. The Parachute Regimental Combat Team jumped into the south of France on the 15th of August 1944, landing behind enemy lines. The men's mission was to help clear a path for the main bulk of British and US soldiers advancing towards Berlin. However, landing in occupied territory is always a dangerous business and the soldiers soon find themselves fighting in close combat with German troops and teaming up with members of the French resistance who seek their help. The third film 'Saints and Soldiers: The Void' (2014) is set during the final stages of the Second World War in Germany where a group of American troops must try to overcome racial barriers in order to defeat the Nazi's. Despite their reluctance, the predominantly white American crew are forced to turn to the expericenced African American SGT Jesse Owens (K. Danor Gerald). However, their faith is put to the test when war escalates and tension rises, with hundreds of lives at stake.

Getting to Yes - Negotiating Agreement Without Giving in (Paperback, 3rd Revised ed.): Roger Fisher, William L Ury, Bruce Patton Getting to Yes - Negotiating Agreement Without Giving in (Paperback, 3rd Revised ed.)
Roger Fisher, William L Ury, Bruce Patton
R464 R290 Discovery Miles 2 900 Save R174 (38%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The key text on problem-solving negotiation-updated and revised Since its original publication nearly thirty years ago, Getting to Yes has helped millions of people learn a better way to negotiate. One of the primary business texts of the modern era, it is based on the work of the Harvard Negotiation Project, a group that deals with all levels of negotiation and conflict resolution. Getting to Yes offers a proven, step-by-step strategy for coming to mutually acceptable agreements in every sort of conflict. Thoroughly updated and revised, it offers readers a straight- forward, universally applicable method for negotiating personal and professional disputes without getting angry-or getting taken.

Two Minutes Over Baghdad (Paperback, Exapnded): Uri Bar-Joseph, Michael Handel, Amos Perlmutter Two Minutes Over Baghdad (Paperback, Exapnded)
Uri Bar-Joseph, Michael Handel, Amos Perlmutter
R1,121 Discovery Miles 11 210 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

On 7th June 1981 a group of F-16 fighter-bombers from the Israeli Air Force bombed the newly completed French-built Iraqi nuclear reactor at Tuwaitha, south-east of Baghdad. The F-16s dived in low and dropped 2000lb iron bombs and 900lb HE bombs on the main reactor building destroying the reactor, yet leaving only one casualty. Up above six F-15 fighters flew top cover while on the border of Iraq CH-53 Air Rescue helicopters were ready to retrieve any pilots who were shot down. The Iraqi air defences around the reactor were formidable with SA-6 (Gainful), SA-2 and SA-3 anti-aircraft missiles and ZSU-57-2 and ZSU-23-4 radar guided anti-aircraft guns and MIG-21 and MIG-23MF fighter interceptors based at a nearby airfield.

War over Peace - One Hundred Years of Israel's Militaristic Nationalism (Hardcover): Uri Ben-Eliezer War over Peace - One Hundred Years of Israel's Militaristic Nationalism (Hardcover)
Uri Ben-Eliezer; Translated by Shaul Vardi
R849 R639 Discovery Miles 6 390 Save R210 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Violence and war have raged between Zionists and Palestinians for over a century, ever since Zionists, trying to establish a nation-state in Palestine, were forced to confront the fact that the country was already populated. Covering every conflict in Israel's history, War over Peace reveals that Israeli nationalism was born ethnic and militaristic and has embraced these characteristics to this day. In his sweeping and original synthesis, Uri Ben-Eliezer shows that this militaristic nationalism systematically drives Israel to find military solutions for its national problems, based on the idea that the homeland is sacred and the territory is indivisible. When Israelis opposed to this ideology brought about change during a period that led to the Oslo Accords in the 1990s, cultural and political forces, reinforced by religious and messianic elements, prevented the implementation of the agreements, which brought violence back in the form of new wars. War over Peace is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the role of ethnic nationalism and militarism in Israel as well as throughout the world.

WTO Accessions and Trade Multilateralism - Case Studies and Lessons from the WTO at Twenty (Hardcover): Uri Dadush, Chiedu... WTO Accessions and Trade Multilateralism - Case Studies and Lessons from the WTO at Twenty (Hardcover)
Uri Dadush, Chiedu Osakwe
R3,930 R3,666 Discovery Miles 36 660 Save R264 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

What have WTO accessions contributed to the rules-based multilateral trading system? What demands have been made by original WTO members on acceding governments? How have the acceding governments fared? This volume of essays offers critical readings on how WTO accession negotiations have expanded the reach of the multilateral trading system not only geographically but also conceptually, clarifying disciplines and pointing the way to their further strengthening in future negotiations. Members who have acceded since the WTO was established now account for twenty per cent of total WTO membership. In the age of globalization there is an increased need for a universal system of trade rules. Accession negotiations have been used by governments as an instrument for domestic reforms, and one lesson from the accession process is that there are contexts which lead multilateral trade negotiations to successful outcomes even in the complex and multi-polar twenty-first century economic environment.

One Monday Morning (Hardcover, Sunburst ed.): Uri Shulevitz One Monday Morning (Hardcover, Sunburst ed.)
Uri Shulevitz
R212 R173 Discovery Miles 1 730 Save R39 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

In this elaboration on an ancient French song, a king, queen, and prince with an increasingly large retinue try to pay a call on a young boy who is rarely home.

Free Zone (DVD): Natalie Portman, Hana Laszlo, Hiam Abbass, Carmen Maura, Makhram Khoury, Aki Avni, Uri Klauzner, Liron Levo,... Free Zone (DVD)
Natalie Portman, Hana Laszlo, Hiam Abbass, Carmen Maura, Makhram Khoury, …
R249 R195 Discovery Miles 1 950 Save R54 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Middle Eastern-set road movie from director Amos Gitai. Attempting to leave behind the memories of a failed relationship, Rebecca (Natalie Portman), an American Jew, joins Hanna (Hanna Laszlo), a middle aged Israeli, in her search for her injured husband's business partner, 'The American' (Makhram Koury), who owes Hanna's husband a large sum of money. The search takes the women on an onerous journey from Jerusalem to the titular Free Zone of Jordan. At their destination they meet Leila (Hiam Abbass), a Palestinian woman who claims to know the whereabouts of the elusive debtor.

The Longest Day/A Bridge Too Far/Patton (DVD): John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Henry Fonda, Rod Steiger, Robert Ryan, Robert... The Longest Day/A Bridge Too Far/Patton (DVD)
John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Henry Fonda, Rod Steiger, Robert Ryan, … 1
R175 Discovery Miles 1 750 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Triple bill of classic WWII film dramas. In 'The Longest Day' (1962) an all-star international cast heads the tale of the Allied Landings in Normandy in 1944. Events are seen from various points of view, including the Germans', in an epic and spectacular style. Along with the 43 international stars, the film used 23,000 Allied troops and, despite costing over $10 million to make, it has now become one of the most successful films of its genre. John Wayne, Robert Mitchum and Henry Fonda head the cast. 'A Bridge Too Far' (1977) is Richard Attenborough's similarly star-studded account of the failed 1944 Arnheim assault. Dirk Bogarde, James Caan, Robert Redford and Sean Connery are among those battling against insurmountable odds - foul weather, bad luck, negligence on the part of intelligence officers - to secure one of the bridges essential to the Allied advance into Germany. Gene Hackman, Michael Caine and Anthony Hopkins also star. The life and times of America's most famous modern general, George Patton (George C. Scott), are recreated in 'Patton' (1970) which focuses on the general's controversial exploits during the Second World War, where he eventually gave up command of the Seventh Army after slapping a soldier and accusing him of being a coward.

Neurobiological Foundations for EMDR Practice (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Uri Bergmann Neurobiological Foundations for EMDR Practice (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Uri Bergmann
R1,909 R1,376 Discovery Miles 13 760 Save R533 (28%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The second edition of this groundbreaking work incorporates f new neuroscientific and psychological research related to human development, traumatic stress, disorders of attachment, and information processing, and its implications for EMDR practice., The book delivers critical new neurobiological research on procedural and emotional learning, early-acquired relational patterns, inter-corporality, and empathy. Drawing from contemporary neuroscience's increased understanding of emotions and the significance of mirror neurons, the book demonstrates the importance of affective resonance and its effect on neuroplasticity as a prerequisite for any enduring change in cognition, behavior, and emotion. The second edition also examines in further depth the relationship between stress, trauma, and immune function in regard to immunoinflammmatory illnesses and the implications for their treatment. An additional 20 syndromes are examined, in addition to the 11 syndromes discussed in the first edition. New to the Second Edition: Delivers groundbreaking neuroscientific and psychological research related to human development, traumatic stress, attachment disorders, and information processing Underscores the importance of emotion as fundamental for change Addresses the dominance of right hemispheric communications that foster procedural and emotional learning Examines the implicit nature of early-acquired relational patterns, inter-corporality, and empathy Covers the relationship between stress, trauma, and immune function regarding immunoflammatory illnesses and their treatment Key Features: Provides a neurobiological foundation that informs our understanding of human development, attachment disorders, and information processing Examines biological underpinnings of EMDR regarding successful treatment outcomes for attachment disorders, stress, and dissociation Explicates disorders as outcomes of chronically dysregulated, evolutionarily based, biological action systems Illustrates EMDR's sensorial input to the brain as a neural catalyst that can help to repair dysfunctional neural circuitry Includes illustrative neural maps Includes free ebook with purchase of print

Case Studies in Neural Data Analysis - A Guide for the Practicing Neuroscientist (Paperback): Mark A. Kramer, Uri T. Eden Case Studies in Neural Data Analysis - A Guide for the Practicing Neuroscientist (Paperback)
Mark A. Kramer, Uri T. Eden
R1,347 Discovery Miles 13 470 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A practical guide to neural data analysis techniques that presents sample datasets and hands-on methods for analyzing the data. As neural data becomes increasingly complex, neuroscientists now require skills in computer programming, statistics, and data analysis. This book teaches practical neural data analysis techniques by presenting example datasets and developing techniques and tools for analyzing them. Each chapter begins with a specific example of neural data, which motivates mathematical and statistical analysis methods that are then applied to the data. This practical, hands-on approach is unique among data analysis textbooks and guides, and equips the reader with the tools necessary for real-world neural data analysis. The book begins with an introduction to MATLAB, the most common programming platform in neuroscience, which is used in the book. (Readers familiar with MATLAB can skip this chapter and might decide to focus on data type or method type.) The book goes on to cover neural field data and spike train data, spectral analysis, generalized linear models, coherence, and cross-frequency coupling. Each chapter offers a stand-alone case study that can be used separately as part of a targeted investigation. The book includes some mathematical discussion but does not focus on mathematical or statistical theory, emphasizing the practical instead. References are included for readers who want to explore the theoretical more deeply. The data and accompanying MATLAB code are freely available on the authors' website. The book can be used for upper-level undergraduate or graduate courses or as a professional reference.

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